Cold Stocks You're Selling Now

Welcome back to another Foolish review of the coldest stocks as ranked by Motley Fool CAPS. We're looking at the three worst-performing industries over the past 30 days and your favorite short and long candidates in each.

Last week, coal miners led the laggards, and they're once again the Fool at the bottom of the hill, down 14.8% over the past 30 days. Who are the others? Have a look:

  • Mining exploration, which includes still more firms that pull stuff out of the ground. Stocks in this sector have declined 13.5% over the past 30 days.
  • Music and/or video stores: Stocks in this sector have declined by 12.1% over the past 30 days.

According to you, our Foolish readers, the worst stocks in these industries to own now (i.e., those rated with one or two stars in CAPS) are:

Company

CAPS Rating
(out of five stars)

No. of CAPS Ratings

Bearish CAPS Ratings

Bear Ratio

Trans World

*

17

15

88.2%

Movie Gallery (Nasdaq: MOVI  )

*

139

120

86.3%

Uranerz Energy

*

121

87

71.9%

Blockbuster (NYSE: BBI  )

*

433

263

60.7%

Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX  )

**

2,459

382

15.5%

Source: Motley Fool CAPS

And your favorite long candidates (i.e., those with three or more stars in CAPS) are:

Company

CAPS Stars
(5 max)

No. of CAPS Ratings

Bullish CAPS Ratings

Bull Ratio

US Gold

*****

27

27

100.0%

Arch Coal (NYSE: ACI  )

*****

161

153

95.0%

Companhia Vale do Rio (NYSE: RIO  )

****

299

289

96.7%

CONSOL Energy (NYSE: CNX  )

****

89

84

94.4%

Penn Virginia (NYSE: PVR  )

****

27

23

85.2%

Source: Motley Fool CAPS

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Fool contributor Tim Beyers, ranked 1,381 out of more than 19,500 in CAPS, didn't own shares in any of the companies mentioned in this story at the time of publication. Get the skinny on all of the stocks he owns by checking Tim's Fool profile. Netflix is a Stock Advisor pick. The Motley Fool's disclosure policy freezes out Wall Street's worst.


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